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Anyone used mascots in idling interventions?

Lauren Maris Red Deer November 05, 2013 11:27 AM
We are working on a campaign to encourage people to reduce idling, and are considering using a mascot or character to help us deliver the idle free message when approaching idling…

Idling Tool Kit Blog

Unknown November 19, 2010 01:44 PM
This new blog provides everything you need to develop and implement a local or regional idling awareness campaign including marketing and program plans, graphics, sample letters, …

Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure

Kaiser, F., Doka, G., Hofstetter, P., & Ranney, M. (2003). Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(1), 11-20.
The environmental impact of individuals, namely, how much they pollute and what resources they consume, is of paramount importance. However, even environmental psychologists rarel…

Developing three DriveWiser Posters for the public

Therese Bombardier Dartmouth June 16, 2010 03:19 PM
DriveWiser is a fuel efficiency program; educating people on how to save GHGs and money by changing driving practices, vehicle maintenance and buying for fuel efficiency. I'm …

Communicating the Anti-Idling Message

Gina Sutherland Calgary January 25, 2010 06:51 PM
My company is considering launching an anti-idling campaign that uses in-vehicle prompts and I would appreciate input from anyone who has done something similiar. The prompts we'r…

Transportation Data Request

Peter Zalka Charleston December 03, 2009 03:51 PM
Hi All, The City of Charleston Green Committee is presenting its "Green Plan" for sustainable practices and greenhouse gas reduction to city council for adoption on December 15…

Vehicle Idling Awareness Efforts

Unknown September 06, 2009 09:35 PM
Encouraging people to turn off the vehicle engines to conserve fuel takes a multi-tiered campaign (TV and newspaper stories, flyers, signage, in schools, to businesses, etc). I am…

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